Finest Antique French Champleve Ormolu & Porcelain Cherubs signed Tray Centerpiece 8 3/4. Antique Treasures from Paris to your Door. A highest quality French antique champleve enamel and ormolu large and quite heavy tray with a very fine handpainted porcelain plaque signed by « E.
The enamel palette is extremely rich and rare : sky and dark blue, vivid green and yellow, dark « Burgundy » red, violet and lilac, black, grey and white. Made by one of the best parisian enamel workshops of that time, which delivered similar top quality objects to Barbedienne, A.
Giroux and other Palais Royal luxury retailers. The well painted porcelain plaque, by E.Hache, shows the « Triumph of Love », a cherub holding a parchment roll crowned with laurel by another one celebrating the love contract with a lyre. A dove symbolizing peace and love looking at them. The plaque, which might have been used as a valuable present for an engagement or a wedding is heightened with pure gold. Minor wear to the champleve enamels. The gilt ormolu mount on four rounded feet in stunning fine condition without any damage. The porcelain plaque without any scratch, hair or flaw.
A rare and well balanced art object, perfect for a modern Grand Tour lover. Length : 8 3/4 (22 cm).
Width : 6 (14,8 cm). Height : 1 1/2 (3,5 cm).
_gsrx_vers_841 GS 7.0.16 (841). The item "Finest Antique French Champleve Ormolu & Porcelain Cherubs signed Tray 8 3/4" is in sale since Monday, December 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Antique Decorative Arts". The seller is "bourgdun" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.